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William BIRT

Regimental number3011
Place of birthSouthport, England
ReligionChurch of England
Addressc/o Railway Hotel, Goondiwindi, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation36
Height5' 4"
Weight128 lbs
Next of kinSister, Mrs Mary Helen Keule, Egremont, Cheshire, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date21 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 August 1915
Place of enlistmentGoondiwindi, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A50 Itonus on 30 December 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll4564
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Employment Company
FateReturned to Australia 18 January 1919
Discharge date19 June 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ulysses', 18 January 1919; disembarked Fremantle, 24 February 1919 (influenza); discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Brisbane, 19 June 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BIRT William

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